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2014-07-02 08:28:39

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is scheduled to announce second-quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, prior to the opening of the New York

2014-07-01 08:32:22

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced significant progress toward achieving its 2020 environmental footprint goals, and declared its intentions to expand its

2014-06-20 08:24:32

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today lowered its 2014 full-year earnings outlook due to continued volume weakness in its roofing business. In its

2014-06-10 08:23:06

Quigley brings proven executive leadership with a strong record of driving company growth through innovative solutions OOLITIC, Ind., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynnchurch Capital

2014-05-29 04:21:13

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite

2014-05-24 23:00:36

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Fiberglass Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store.

2014-05-02 08:27:06

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts'

2014-04-30 08:36:27

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Beloit based Apex Exteriors has taken the Owens Corning(TM) Roofing Preferred Contractor Shingle Recycling Pledge - announcing their

2014-04-23 08:25:16

Adjusted EBIT Flat with Prior Year; Insulation and Composites Performance Continued to Strengthen, Offset by Weaker-than-Expected Roofing Volumes TOLEDO, Ohio, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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